Description of the security update for Excel 2013: October 9, 2018

Taikoma: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Excel 2013


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Office file. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE-2018-8502.

Note To apply this security update, you must have the release version of Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 installed on the computer.

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

More Information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: October 9, 2018.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces previously released security update KB 4092479.

File hash information

Package name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
excel2013-kb4461460-fullfile-x64-glb.exe ACBC658C4CDEBB0CE441D92A2DDE6FF809A022C5 8F0016DB7309FCBF7DB823F4A038166AB9BEBD51FBFEAE38A232235AC6791411
excel2013-kb4461460-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 14E4174950153A1EBEC6867DF0D98ED84623180F 8AA22114229AF6E3E5E48985EED90EFF5CA729A7A34B62D369FD3611AD600E09

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

How to get help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Protect yourself online 

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support